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AB-1957 State Highway Route 16.(2013-2014)

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Assembly Bill No. 1957
CHAPTER 335

An act to amend Section 316 of the Streets and Highways Code, relating to state highways.

[ Approved by Governor  September 15, 2014. Filed with Secretary of State  September 15, 2014. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1957, Dickinson. State Highway Route 16.
Existing law gives the Department of Transportation full possession and control of all state highways. Existing law describes the authorized routes in the state highway system and establishes a process for adoption of a highway on an authorized route by the California Transportation Commission. Existing law authorizes the commission to relinquish certain state highway segments to local agencies.
This bill would authorize the commission to relinquish to the City of Sacramento the portion of State Highway Route 16 that is located within the city limits of that city, and to relinquish to the County of Sacramento a specified portion of State Highway Route 16 that is located within the unincorporated area of that county, under certain conditions.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 316 of the Streets and Highways Code is amended to read:

316.
 (a) Route 16 is from:
(1) Route 20 to Route 5 near Woodland via Rumsey and Woodland.
(2) Route 50 near Perkins to Route 49 near Drytown.
(b) Upon a determination by the commission that it is in the best interests of the state to do so, the commission may, upon terms and conditions approved by it, relinquish to the City of Sacramento the portion of Route 16 that is located within the city limits of that city if the city agrees to accept it. The following conditions shall apply upon relinquishment:
(1) The relinquishment shall become effective on the date following the county recorder’s recordation of the relinquishment resolution containing the commission’s approval of the terms and conditions of the relinquishment.
(2) On and after the effective date of the relinquishment, the relinquished portion of Route 16 shall cease to be a state highway.
(3) The portion of Route 16 relinquished under this subdivision shall be ineligible for future adoption under Section 81.
(4) For the portion of Route 16 relinquished under this subdivision, the City of Sacramento shall apply for approval of a business route designation for the relinquished portion of the highway in accordance with Chapter 20, Topic 21, of the Highway Design Manual.
(5) For the portion of Route 16 relinquished under this subdivision, the City of Sacramento shall install and maintain within its jurisdiction signs directing motorists to the continuation of Route 16 to the east.
(6) The City of Sacramento shall maintain the Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STAA) truck route designation for the portion of Route 16 relinquished that previously held that designation.
(c) Upon a determination by the commission that it is in the best interests of the state to do so, the commission may, upon terms and conditions approved by it, relinquish to the County of Sacramento the portion of Route 16 that is located within the unincorporated area of that county, east of the City of Sacramento boundary and west of Watt Avenue, if the county agrees to accept it. The following conditions shall apply upon relinquishment:
(1) The relinquishment shall become effective on the date following the county recorder’s recordation of the relinquishment resolution containing the commission’s approval of the terms and conditions of the relinquishment.
(2) On and after the effective date of the relinquishment, the relinquished portion of Route 16 shall cease to be a state highway.
(3) The portion of Route 16 relinquished under this subdivision shall be ineligible for future adoption under Section 81.
(4) For the portion of Route 16 relinquished under this subdivision, the County of Sacramento shall apply for approval of a business route designation for the relinquished portion of the highway in accordance with Chapter 20, Topic 21, of the Highway Design Manual.
(5) For the portion of Route 16 relinquished under this subdivision, the County of Sacramento shall install and maintain within its jurisdiction signs directing motorists to the continuation of Route 16 to the east.
(6) The County of Sacramento shall maintain the STAA truck route designation for the portion of Route 16 relinquished that previously held that designation.